On 30 May 2005, at 11:07, Ciaran O'Riordan wrote:
> Would filtering non-membership posts for a handful of offensive
> words please
Won't work. Spammers use a variety of techniques to get around this,
notably camouflaging "offensive" words with HTML comments etc, like
fu<!-- nice pretty kitten -->ck and so on. Trying to keep up with
this requires ever more sophisticated techniques - and SpamAssassin
already does them. Why reinvent the wheel?
The fisty thing this morning got through because it was so short; the
Bayesian filters work better on longer messages.
Colm Buckley / colm at tuatha.org / +353 87 2469146
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